Gelidium asperum (C. ) 1830
Gelidium asperum (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lviii (as G. asper)
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphaerococcus asper C.Agardh
Type locality: "Cape van Diemen", South Tasmania (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 131). Lectotype: Labillardière; LD 33216 (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 131).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), rough.
Sphaerococcus asper C.Agardh 1822
Gelidium glandulaefolium J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847
Silva et al. (1996: 133) cite Gelidium asperum.- Hohenacker, 1862 [1852-1862]: no. 557 (in part), no. 558 as a synonym of G. abbottiorum R. Norris - (4 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
A subtidal species, known from 3-20m deep and in shaded deep pools (Womersley & Guiry (1994: 131).
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2020.